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Monday May 17th, 2021
Animal Rights

Animal shelter overwhelmed by dumped puppies and kittens

Puppies and newborn kittens are sick and dying in an animal shelter run by the Wennappuwa Pradeshiya Sabha which has become a magnet for those abandon...

4 minutes

Spot Spotting: Taking the lead on Sri Lankan leopard learning

Early morning, late September, dense high-tree jungle, Willpattu National Park. We’re here in search of the Sri Lankan leopard, b...

9 min read

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Karu calls for action on rapidly escalating human-elephant conflict

The National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) is calling on the government to immediately act on mitigating the human-elephant conflict in the count...

4 min read

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Sri Lanka’s blue whale is a superb athlete. Is she also a scholar?

Considerations on cetacean brainpower

10 min read

Strike Zone: Sri Lanka is a leading place for whales getting hit by ships

Why do whales get hit by ships? Why does ship strike happen?

Imesh Ranasinghe
Elephant killings in Sri Lanka anger pop star and animal rights activist Cher

Famed American pop singer Cher took to Twitter over the weekend to react to last week’s report that Sri Lanka was leading the world in elephant kill...

Activists oppose firearms distribution to combat wild elephant threat.

Environmental Activist Pahiyangala Ananda Sagara Thero says it is a ridiculous decision taken by the Cabinet of Minister...

2 min read

Leopard shot and killed near Udawalawe National Park

A full-grown male leopard was shot and killed near the Udawalawe National park last Tuesday (31).

Nisali De Silva

1 min read

Registering tamed elephants: Conservationists cry foul over Cabinet paper

Conservationists and animal rights groups are up in arms over an alleged Cabinet proposal to release illegally captured ...

Nisali De Silva

3 min read

Shambolic mitigation methods worsening Human-Elephant Conflict

Unorganized methods of mitigating the Human-Elephant Conflict (HEC), has resulted in increasing the conflict over the de...

Nisalie de Silva

3 min read

Seven elephants died of poisoning - Minister

Officials agree that the elephants were poisoned but are yet to discover whether it was a biological or an artificial su...

Nisali de Silva & Yakuta Dawood

2 min read

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